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WSDA Academy: Understanding Socket Preservation

Registration is now open for the WSDA Academy course "Understanding Socket Preservation" with Dr. David Zhu on Wednesday, August 10. If you are a WSDA member 0-10 years out of graduate school or a specialty program, you can register for free! Register ASAP, as spaces fill quickly. 

Understanding Socket Preservation

Course Details
Dr. David Zhu
Wednesday, August 10
6:00-9:00 p.m.
WSDA Office, Seattle
CE Credits: 3
Complimentary dinner included

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Implants have changed dentistry, allowing us more restorative options than ever before. In order to place dental implants, there must be adequate quality and quantity of bone to create an osteotomy. In this lecture, we will discuss the importance of minimally traumatic extraction and socket grafting techniques for ridge preservation either for implant placement or for a fixed dental prosthesis. Learn more!

Speaker Bio
Dr. David Zhu graduated from the University of Washington with his bachelor’s degrees in economics and neurobiology, dental degree, and master’s degree and certificate in periodontics. A true Husky, he is also currently an affiliate faculty in the Department of Periodontics. Dr. Zhu is in private practice in Issaquah, WA at Northwest Periodontics & Implants.

What is the WSDA Academy? 
Created by new dentists, for new dentists, the WSDA Academy offers complimentary CE classes for WSDA member dentists 0-10 years out of dental school or their graduate/specialty program. The WSDA Academy is focused on developing scholars who are distinctly prepared to succeed in every aspect of their professional lives by creating a community of young dentists committed to continued learning and the Academy ideals, "aliqua, virtus, amicitia" (education, excellence, friendship). Classes are limited to 23 attendees.

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